SSW Episode20

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Opening Discussion

This week on Startup Security Weekly Paul and Michael interview Chad Boeckmann from Secure Digital Solutions.

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Interview: Chad Boeckmann, Secure Digital Solutions

Chad Boeckmann, Secure Digital Solutions

Chad Boeckmann has over 17 years of information security and regulatory compliance experience. He founded Secure Digital Solutions (SDS) in 2005 with a vision to provide clients vendor neutral information security services aligned with business goals and objectives. Chad has pioneered SDS’s Maturity Assessment, Profile, and Plan model, a methodology that unites IT leaders, executives, and boards around common cyber risk strategies. Chad took the next step to lead development of TrustMAPP, a groundbreaking SaaS that automates information security program performance management and security program roadmap building.

  • What is unique about running a security startup?
  • How about moving from a services/consulting company to a product company?
  • What are some unique things investors are interested in when talking to security startups?
  • Where are the best opportunities in the market for security startups?
  • What advice do you have for those who may have an idea and want to create a security startup?
  • What are some of the most exciting security startups in the industry right now and why?
  • What advice do you have for enterprises looking at solution and considering (or not) a solution for a security startup?

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  2. Peerlyst
  3. Obama Presses Trump On Cybersecurity

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